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Stories from Thursday, October 13, 2005

Thayer ready to honor 1955 alumni (10/13/05)
THAYER -- Homecoming and Thayer High School alumni activities will be held this weekend in Thayer and the 1955 undefeated Thayer Bobcat football team, cheerleading squad and graduating class of 1955 will be honored. Any member of the team, squad or class who would like to participate in the weekend activities is invited to do so...
Salem man faces drug charges (10/13/05)
A Salem man was charged Oct. 6 with two felony drug counts after deputies from the Fulton County Sheriff's Department questioned him at his home. Eric D. Miller, 23, has been charged with possession of a schedule IV narcotic, Alprazolam; and possession of a schedule IV narcotic, Darvocet...
Henderson man injured in motorcycle wreck (10/13/05)
Blowout: Lt. Ronnie Stewart of the Arkansas State Police investigates a motorcycle wreck on Highway 62/412 near Salem. The driver of the motorcycle, 49-year-old Danny Schumaker, was transported to Fulton County Hospital Oct. 5 where he was treated and released. The rear tire of the 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle apparently blew out, causing the wreck. Photo/Jared...
Fulton County to have one less deputy (10/13/05)
looking for money: David Keck (right), the 9-1-1 coordinator in Fulton County, asks the Fulton County Quorum Court to include an enhanced 9-1-1 system in its 2006 budget. Quorum court members did not act on Keck's request. Photo/Jared Fulton County will lose one full-time deputy next year if the preliminary 2006 budget is approved by the Fulton County Quorum Court...
Beene sentenced to 10 years (10/13/05)
A Melbourne businessman was convicted Oct. 4 of multiple drug offenses in Independence County Circuit Court. William "Skeeter" Beene, 37, was sentenced to 10 years in state prison by Independence County Circuit Court Judge John Dan Kemp. Kemp also ordered Beene to pay $2,500 in fines and an additional $150 for court costs...
1955 BOBCATS (10/13/05)
1955 BOBCATS: The 1955 undefeated Thayer Bobcats will be honored during homecoming activities this weekend. Team members were, front row from left: Larry Carter, Frank Utley, Jack Eder, Don Pohnert, Billy Linson, Oliver Johnson, Mike Morgan, Connie Stafford and Tom Simms; second row: Jerry Rooney, Victor Coble, James Dawson, Bob Tyree, Harvey Smith, Lloyd Best, Sam Collier, Clause Cooper and Billy Bryant; third row: J.F. ...
Reunion (10/13/05)
25TH REUNION: The class of 1955 held its 25th class reunion at the home of Ralph and Lucille Underwood in 1980. Class members attending were, front row from left: Joe Beatty, Allen Howard, Michael Smith, Ronnie Griffith, Maxine Cline Stuart, Jo Ann Franke Ross and Leo Hackworth Jr.; second row: Mary Jo Brewer Taylor, Helen Jean Best Hass, Billie Raye Eder Mooney, Ruthene Beatty Alexander, Patsy Whiteside Collins, Judy Belongy Billing, Darelene Forschler Grassle, Beverly Sutherland Gorden, teacher Alice Copenhagen, and class sponsor David Meek; third row: Class sponsor Hugh Wheeler, Bobby McGuire, Dallas Roy, Lindell Trimble, Paul Taylor, John Miller, Lester Riley, George Mainprize and Joe Robinson; fourth row: Ralph Underwood, Robert Miller, Bob Hamilton and Martin Komm Jr. ...
Alumni Homecoming activities slated (10/13/05)
THAYER -- Alumni homecoming activities this weekend in Thayer will include the class of 1955 celebrating their 50-year class reunion. On May 19, 1955, 40 Thayer High School seniors received their diplomas from superintendent C.E. Pepmiller, principal Jack Efurd and school board president Dr. C.N. Cooper...
Bead offers glimpse into region's past (10/13/05)
The beautiful gold bead was too tempting to pass up. As the young American Indian girl pushed a thread through one end of the bead made of gold, little did she know she was sealing her own doom. Within a few weeks her lifeless body would be buried inside Tatham Mound in western Florida, with the golden bead still attached to her neck...
Thayer man charged with manslaughter (10/13/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Thayer man was arrested and charged with first degree involuntary manslaughter and second degree assault Oct. 5. Arrested was Kenneth Martin, 23. The charges stem from an accident that occurred March 18 on V Highway in Oregon County in which two Thayer teenagers were killed. Martin was the driver of the vehicle the teenagers were riding in. Killed in the wreck were David S. Robinson, 15, and Cassandra M. Jewell, 15...
Fletcher named administrator (10/13/05)
Afton Fletcher, an investigator with the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force, was named the task force administrator Oct. 3. Fletcher received his appointment from 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Don McSpadden. Fletcher will replace former drug task force administrator Danny Ramsey, who resigned last month...
October declared Disability Awareness Month (10/13/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- The month of October has been declared Disability Awareness Month by Ozark Independent Living (OIL), and the Oregon County Commission signed a proclamation Oct. 7 declaring the month Disability Awareness Month in Oregon County. Commissioners Leo Warren, Buddy Wright and John Wrenfrow joined state Rep. Mike Dethrow and Ann Jackson, program manager for OIL, at the courthouse to sign and discuss the proclamation...
Evening Shade man faces drug charges (10/13/05)
Police arrested an Evening Shade man on drug charges after authorities went to his home to question him about recent burglaries. Douglas M. Crowley, 24, is charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use...
Fulton County Quorum Court decides to cut one deputy (10/13/05)
Fulton County will lose one full-time deputy next year if the preliminary 2006 budget is approved by the Fulton County Quorum Court. Fulton County Judge Charles Willett said when Fulton County chief deputy Paul Martin retires at the end of the year another officer will not be hired...
Fulton County Quorum Court decides to cut one deputy (10/13/05)
Fulton County will lose one full-time deputy next year if the preliminary 2006 budget is approved by the Fulton County Quorum Court. Fulton County Judge Charles Willett said when Fulton County chief deputy Paul Martin retires at the end of the year another officer will not be hired...
October declared Disability Awareness Month (10/13/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- The month of October has been declared Disability Awareness Month by Ozark Independent Living (OIL), and the Oregon County Commission signed a proclamation Oct. 7 declaring the month Disability Awareness Month in Oregon County. Commissioners Leo Warren, Buddy Wright and John Wrenfrow joined state Rep. Mike Dethrow and Ann Jackson, program manager for OIL, at the courthouse to sign and discuss the proclamation...
Fletcher named administrator (10/13/05)
Afton Fletcher, an investigator with the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force, was named the task force administrator Oct. 3. Fletcher received his appointment from 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Don McSpadden. Fletcher will replace former drug task force administrator Danny Ramsey, who resigned last month...
Thayer man charged with manslaughter (10/13/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- A Thayer man was arrested and charged with first degree involuntary manslaughter and second degree assault Oct. 5. Arrested was Kenneth Martin, 23. The charges stem from an accident that occurred March 18 on V Highway in Oregon County in which two Thayer teenagers were killed. Martin was the driver of the vehicle the teenagers were riding in. Killed in the wreck were David S. Robinson, 15, and Cassandra M. Jewell, 15...
Evening Shade man faces drug charges (10/13/05)
Police arrested an Evening Shade man on drug charges after authorities went to his home to question him about recent burglaries. Douglas M. Crowley, 24, is charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use...
Bead offers glimpse into region's past (10/13/05)
The beautiful gold bead was too tempting to pass up. As the young American Indian girl pushed a thread through one end of the bead made of gold, little did she know she was sealing her own doom. Within a few weeks her lifeless body would be buried inside Tatham Mound in western Florida, with the golden bead still attached to her neck...
Alumni Homecoming activities slated (10/13/05)
THAYER -- Alumni homecoming activities this weekend in Thayer will include the class of 1955 celebrating their 50-year class reunion. On May 19, 1955, 40 Thayer High School seniors received their diplomas from superintendent C.E. Pepmiller, principal Jack Efurd and school board president Dr. C.N. Cooper...
Salem man faces drug charges (10/13/05)
A Salem man was charged Oct. 6 with two felony drug counts after deputies from the Fulton County Sheriff's Department questioned him at his home. Eric D. Miller, 23, has been charged with possession of a schedule IV narcotic, Alprazolam; and possession of a schedule IV narcotic, Darvocet...
Henderson man injured in motorcycle wreck (10/13/05)
Blowout: Lt. Ronnie Stewart of the Arkansas State Police investigates a motorcycle wreck on Highway 62/412 near Salem. The driver of the motorcycle, 49-year-old Danny Schumaker, was transported to Fulton County Hospital Oct. 5 where he was treated and released. The rear tire of the 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle apparently blew out, causing the wreck. Photo/Jared...
Reunion (10/13/05)
25TH REUNION: The class of 1955 held its 25th class reunion at the home of Ralph and Lucille Underwood in 1980. Class members attending were, front row from left: Joe Beatty, Allen Howard, Michael Smith, Ronnie Griffith, Maxine Cline Stuart, Jo Ann Franke Ross and Leo Hackworth Jr.; second row: Mary Jo Brewer Taylor, Helen Jean Best Hass, Billie Raye Eder Mooney, Ruthene Beatty Alexander, Patsy Whiteside Collins, Judy Belongy Billing, Darelene Forschler Grassle, Beverly Sutherland Gorden, teacher Alice Copenhagen, and class sponsor David Meek; third row: Class sponsor Hugh Wheeler, Bobby McGuire, Dallas Roy, Lindell Trimble, Paul Taylor, John Miller, Lester Riley, George Mainprize and Joe Robinson; fourth row: Ralph Underwood, Robert Miller, Bob Hamilton and Martin Komm Jr. ...
1955 BOBCATS (10/13/05)
1955 BOBCATS: The 1955 undefeated Thayer Bobcats will be honored during homecoming activities this weekend. Team members were, front row from left: Larry Carter, Frank Utley, Jack Eder, Don Pohnert, Billy Linson, Oliver Johnson, Mike Morgan, Connie Stafford and Tom Simms; second row: Jerry Rooney, Victor Coble, James Dawson, Bob Tyree, Harvey Smith, Lloyd Best, Sam Collier, Clause Cooper and Billy Bryant; third row: J.F. ...
Thayer ready to honor 1955 alumni (10/13/05)
THAYER -- Homecoming and Thayer High School alumni activities will be held this weekend in Thayer and the 1955 undefeated Thayer Bobcat football team, cheerleading squad and graduating class of 1955 will be honored. Any member of the team, squad or class who would like to participate in the weekend activities is invited to do so...
Beene sentenced to 10 years (10/13/05)
A Melbourne businessman was convicted Oct. 4 of multiple drug offenses in Independence County Circuit Court. William "Skeeter" Beene, 37, was sentenced to 10 years in state prison by Independence County Circuit Court Judge John Dan Kemp. Kemp also ordered Beene to pay $2,500 in fines and an additional $150 for court costs...
Fulton County to have one less deputy (10/13/05)
looking for money: David Keck (right), the 9-1-1 coordinator in Fulton County, asks the Fulton County Quorum Court to include an enhanced 9-1-1 system in its 2006 budget. Quorum court members did not act on Keck's request. Photo/Jared Fulton County will lose one full-time deputy next year if the preliminary 2006 budget is approved by the Fulton County Quorum Court...
Jones completes administration course (10/13/05)
Marine Corps Pfc. Morgan G. Jones III, son of Anita K. Cox of Hardy and Morgan G. Jones Jr. of Millington, Tenn., recently completed the administrative clerk course at Personnel Administration School, Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools, Camp Lejeune, N.C...
Maddox deployed (10/13/05)
Air Force Staff Sgt. Jacob D. Maddox is currently deployed overseas at a forward operation location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Maddox is a 1994 graduate of Glasgow High school in Glasgow, Mo. The sergeant is a networks service technician regularly assigned to the 27th Communication Squadron, Cannon Air Force Base, Clovis, N.M...
Oktoberfest events scheduled for Village (10/13/05)
Planning for the 9th Annual Oktoberfest of Cherokee Village is under way. The event, a day of good food, fun and entertainment, will be at Town Center Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors and crafters are asked to call 257-3095 for booths. Rental is $10 per booth. All other event contestants can call 257-2511 for information or to pre-register...
Couch FFA visit Washington, D.C. (10/13/05)
Members of the Couch FFA Chapter attended the Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., this summer. Couch FFA officers Caitlyn Melton, Kandy York, LaTasha Cote and Douglas Melton participated in workshops on communication, leadership and building relationships and toured some of the historic sites in Washington...
9 teams take part in Hardy cleanup (10/13/05)
Participants consisting of nine teams took part in Hardy's Great Fall Cleanup, under the auspices of the Keep Arkansas Beautiful event Oct. 1 at Thompson Park. Six teams took part in the cleanup in north Hardy to 4th Street, two in south Hardy, and one Cub Scout Troop under the leadership of Ann Reynolds cleaned two of the city parks...
Orr, Roe to exchange vows (10/13/05)
Cara Elizabeth Orr and Paul Leonard Roe will be married Oct. 22, 2005, at 7 p.m. The wedding will be held at First Baptist Church in Alton. A reception will be held immediately following the ceremony.
Oktoberfest events scheduled for Village (10/13/05)
Planning for the 9th Annual Oktoberfest of Cherokee Village is under way. The event, a day of good food, fun and entertainment, will be at Town Center Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors and crafters are asked to call 257-3095 for booths. Rental is $10 per booth. All other event contestants can call 257-2511 for information or to pre-register...
9 teams take part in Hardy cleanup (10/13/05)
Participants consisting of nine teams took part in Hardy's Great Fall Cleanup, under the auspices of the Keep Arkansas Beautiful event Oct. 1 at Thompson Park. Six teams took part in the cleanup in north Hardy to 4th Street, two in south Hardy, and one Cub Scout Troop under the leadership of Ann Reynolds cleaned two of the city parks...
Orr, Roe to exchange vows (10/13/05)
Cara Elizabeth Orr and Paul Leonard Roe will be married Oct. 22, 2005, at 7 p.m. The wedding will be held at First Baptist Church in Alton. A reception will be held immediately following the ceremony.
Couch FFA visit Washington, D.C. (10/13/05)
Members of the Couch FFA Chapter attended the Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., this summer. Couch FFA officers Caitlyn Melton, Kandy York, LaTasha Cote and Douglas Melton participated in workshops on communication, leadership and building relationships and toured some of the historic sites in Washington...
Jones completes administration course (10/13/05)
Marine Corps Pfc. Morgan G. Jones III, son of Anita K. Cox of Hardy and Morgan G. Jones Jr. of Millington, Tenn., recently completed the administrative clerk course at Personnel Administration School, Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools, Camp Lejeune, N.C...
Maddox deployed (10/13/05)
Air Force Staff Sgt. Jacob D. Maddox is currently deployed overseas at a forward operation location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Maddox is a 1994 graduate of Glasgow High school in Glasgow, Mo. The sergeant is a networks service technician regularly assigned to the 27th Communication Squadron, Cannon Air Force Base, Clovis, N.M...
Turkey Shoot slated in Rover (10/13/05)
The Rover Volunteer Fire Department's 20th annual Turkey Shoot is scheduled for Oct. 23 at the Rover Gun Club, located behind the Shiloh Baptist Church, south of the fire station in Rover. Start time is noon. Classes at the trap and target shoot include: .22 caliber, high power and splatterboard. In trap, the classes include singles, doubles, buddy and Annie Oakley...
Cats bounce back from pair of losses (10/13/05)
Having a short memory in football can be a very important quality. After suffering back-to-back losses to Mountain View and Ava, the Thayer Bobcats forgot all about the shortcomings of the previous two weeks and traveled to Willow Springs Oct. 7 with one thing in mind, a win...
Walnut Ridge runs past Hounds (10/13/05)
A common thread running through the Salem Greyhounds' first five games of the 2005 season were the words "too many." As in, too many turnovers. Too many penalties. Too many lapses in concentration. Too many mistakes. The Hounds fixed these problems last week and scored too many touchdowns for Piggott to contend with, as Salem blasted the Mohawks 48-0 on the road for their first win of the year...
Cats bounce back from pair of losses (10/13/05)
Having a short memory in football can be a very important quality. After suffering back-to-back losses to Mountain View and Ava, the Thayer Bobcats forgot all about the shortcomings of the previous two weeks and traveled to Willow Springs Oct. 7 with one thing in mind, a win...
Turkey Shoot slated in Rover (10/13/05)
The Rover Volunteer Fire Department's 20th annual Turkey Shoot is scheduled for Oct. 23 at the Rover Gun Club, located behind the Shiloh Baptist Church, south of the fire station in Rover. Start time is noon. Classes at the trap and target shoot include: .22 caliber, high power and splatterboard. In trap, the classes include singles, doubles, buddy and Annie Oakley...
Walnut Ridge runs past Hounds (10/13/05)
A common thread running through the Salem Greyhounds' first five games of the 2005 season were the words "too many." As in, too many turnovers. Too many penalties. Too many lapses in concentration. Too many mistakes. The Hounds fixed these problems last week and scored too many touchdowns for Piggott to contend with, as Salem blasted the Mohawks 48-0 on the road for their first win of the year...
Donald Cushing (10/13/05)
Donald Cushing, 66, of Ozark Acres, died at his home Oct. 7, 2005. He was born Feb. 10, 1939, in Haverhill, Mass., the son of the late Wendal and Edith Wellner Cushing. He was a crane operator in construction and a veteran with the U.S. Navy. Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Williams of Sheridan, Ark.; four brothers, Jeffrey Cushing of Manassas, Va., George Cushing of Lorton, Va., Bud Cushing of Sheridan, Ark., and Steve Cushing of Michigan; one sister, Joan McClintock of Sheridan; one granddaughter, Chelsea Huggler of Sheridan; and a grandson, Cameron Cushing Williams of Sheridan.. ...
Nina Sue Wood (10/13/05)
Nina Sue Wood, 83, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., formerly of Salesville, died Sept. 21. 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. She was born Aug. 19, 1922 in Berry to Elmer and Gussie Arnold Berry. She married Howard Wood June 19, 1938, in Norfork. They owned and operated B&W Grocery Store in Norfork...
Floy Fletcher Moore (10/13/05)
Floy Fletcher Moore, 89, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 3, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 19, 1915, in Evening Shade, Ark., and was the daughter of William Alfred Fletcher and Clariece Wilkerson Fletcher. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evening Shade Baptist Church...
Frank Kappel (10/13/05)
Frank Kappel, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 1, 2005, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Oct. 30, 1921, in Austria, the son of Adolf and Stefanie Kappel. He was married to Mame McSpadden Feb. 12, 1983, in Phoenix, Ariz...
Margie Evelyn Anderson (10/13/05)
Margie Evelyn Anderson, 83, of Gladstone, Mo., died Oct. 1, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 22, 1921 in Myrtle, Mo. the daughter of Ed and Maggie Storms. Survivors include her daughter, Betty Cornwell; and her beloved son-in-law, Dale of Gladstone, Mo.; her granddaughters, Michele Cornwell and Brett Russell of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Vonda and James Moore of Glastone, and Tiffany and David Cox of Kansas City, Mo.; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and two sisters, Nora Hollis and husband, Royce of Thayer, Mo., and Hughie Davis of Independence, Mo.. ...
Edna D. Tapp (10/13/05)
Edna D. Tapp, 79, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 28, 2005, in Memphis, Tenn. She was a long-time resident of Hardy and Cheokee Village. Survivors are four children, Ronald Gargus of Cherokee Village, Joseph Gargus of Placerville, Calif., Bonita Estes of Normandy Tenn., and Kay Kinscea of Memphis; four stepchildren, Gail Martin, Irene Tapp, Fred Tapp all of Memphis and Mark Tapp of Hardy; two sisters, Kathy Magann and Lois Reynolds; 13 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and friends...
Graham Dickson (10/13/05)
Graham Dickson, 76, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Oct. 3, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He is survived by his wife, Paula Sue Dickson and one son, Michael Dickson, both of Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his mother, Iva Loraine Dickson and his father, Edwin Witt Dickson...
Mildred Thompson Cate (10/13/05)
Mildred Thompson Cate, 82, of Huntsville, formerly of Hardy, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer Thompson and Iona Armstrong Thompson, was born June 24, 1923, in Hardy. She died Oct. 3, 2005 at Meadow View Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ark. She was married to Francis Marion Cate in 1946. To this union three children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church...
Vick Ellison (10/13/05)
Vick Ellison, 89, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., son of the late Clarence and Florence Phillips Ellison was born April 15, 1916, in Fulton County, Ark. He died Oct. 7, 2005 at Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Thelma Rose Wilkening. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and a life-long farmer...
Louise E. Duncan (10/13/05)
Louise E. Duncan, 85, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 7, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born in Blytheville, Ark., the daughter of the late Stanley and Susie Trotter. She was a homemaker. Survivors include four sons, Gerald Duncan of Ash Flat, Larry Duncan of Highland, Randy Duncan of Danville, Ill., and Mike Duncan of Ravenden, Ark.; four daughters, Beverly Couch of Portia, Ark., Bonnie Sweet of Joneboro, Sharon Swift of Rvenden and Sandi Claude also of Ravenden; one brother, James "Bud" Trotter of Michigan, and one sister, Dorothy "Aunt Tip" Henry of Ravenden; 25 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Mildred Billingsley (10/13/05)
Mildred Campbell Billings-ley, 89, daughter of the late George W. Campbell and Cora Beaver Campell, was born Nov. 6, 1915, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died Oct. 3, 2005, in Melbouorne. She was united in marriage to Ewell "Cotton" Billingsley on Jan. 9, 1931, in Violet Hill. ...
Rita Lunsford Derrick (10/13/05)
Rita Lunsford Derrick died Oct. 1, 2005, in Boston, Ark. Born on January 19, 1967, in Austin, Texas, she lived in Hardy with her three sons; Joseph Zachary Derrick, Eric Mason Derrick, and David Miles Derrick. She is survived by her husband, Richard Lee Derrick Jr.; parents R.D. Lunsford and Lillie Burns; four brothers, Robert Dale Lunsford, Jr., David Russell Lunsford, Danny Ray Lunsford, and Raymond Darren Lunsford...
Elmer Mickelson (10/13/05)
Elmer Edward Mickel-son, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 3, 2005, at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. He was born March 31, 1926 in Arena, Wis., the son of Albert and Tillie Odness Mickelson. He was married to Geraldine Aron on May 10, 1947, in Spring Green, Wis...
Walter S. Tubutis (10/13/05)
Walter S. Tubutis, age 89, died Sept. 19, 2005. He was born in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 17, 1917. He and his wife, Ellen, moved to Cherokee Village about 25 years ago. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, and an active member of the bowling leagues. He was an avid gardener...
Agnes Mooney (10/13/05)
Agnes Mooney, 94, of Johnston City, formerly of Agnos, Ark., who lived 75 years in Fulton County, died Sept. 11, 2005 at home. She was born July 23, 1911, in Saddle, daughter of Jessie and Etta Pulley McHenry. She married Hubert Mooney Nov. 18, 1928 in Saddle He preceded her in death March 29, 1986. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ of Herrin. She loved flowers, gardening and quilting...
Maxine Luella Christensen (10/13/05)
Maxine Luella Christensen, 84, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Oct. 9, 2005, at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home in Cedar Falls. She was born on Sept. 30, 1921, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of the late Perry and Luella Mae Cowles. She was united in marriage on Sept. 4 1949, to Paul G. Christensen in Waterloo. He passed away in 1984...
Virginia L. McKenzie (10/13/05)
Virginia L. McKenzie, 65, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 6, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1939, at Suphur Rock, Ark., the daugher of the late Ollie Ray and Ruth Jane Rice Earls. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Louise E. Duncan (10/13/05)
Louise E. Duncan, 85, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 7, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born in Blytheville, Ark., the daughter of the late Stanley and Susie Trotter. She was a homemaker. Survivors include four sons, Gerald Duncan of Ash Flat, Larry Duncan of Highland, Randy Duncan of Danville, Ill., and Mike Duncan of Ravenden, Ark.; four daughters, Beverly Couch of Portia, Ark., Bonnie Sweet of Joneboro, Sharon Swift of Rvenden and Sandi Claude also of Ravenden; one brother, James "Bud" Trotter of Michigan, and one sister, Dorothy "Aunt Tip" Henry of Ravenden; 25 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Floy Fletcher Moore (10/13/05)
Floy Fletcher Moore, 89, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 3, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 19, 1915, in Evening Shade, Ark., and was the daughter of William Alfred Fletcher and Clariece Wilkerson Fletcher. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evening Shade Baptist Church...
Walter S. Tubutis (10/13/05)
Walter S. Tubutis, age 89, died Sept. 19, 2005. He was born in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 17, 1917. He and his wife, Ellen, moved to Cherokee Village about 25 years ago. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, and an active member of the bowling leagues. He was an avid gardener...
Virginia L. McKenzie (10/13/05)
Virginia L. McKenzie, 65, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Oct. 6, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1939, at Suphur Rock, Ark., the daugher of the late Ollie Ray and Ruth Jane Rice Earls. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Elmer Mickelson (10/13/05)
Elmer Edward Mickel-son, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died Oct. 3, 2005, at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. He was born March 31, 1926 in Arena, Wis., the son of Albert and Tillie Odness Mickelson. He was married to Geraldine Aron on May 10, 1947, in Spring Green, Wis...
Rita Lunsford Derrick (10/13/05)
Rita Lunsford Derrick died Oct. 1, 2005, in Boston, Ark. Born on January 19, 1967, in Austin, Texas, she lived in Hardy with her three sons; Joseph Zachary Derrick, Eric Mason Derrick, and David Miles Derrick. She is survived by her husband, Richard Lee Derrick Jr.; parents R.D. Lunsford and Lillie Burns; four brothers, Robert Dale Lunsford, Jr., David Russell Lunsford, Danny Ray Lunsford, and Raymond Darren Lunsford...
Graham Dickson (10/13/05)
Graham Dickson, 76, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Oct. 3, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He is survived by his wife, Paula Sue Dickson and one son, Michael Dickson, both of Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his mother, Iva Loraine Dickson and his father, Edwin Witt Dickson...
Frank Kappel (10/13/05)
Frank Kappel, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 1, 2005, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Oct. 30, 1921, in Austria, the son of Adolf and Stefanie Kappel. He was married to Mame McSpadden Feb. 12, 1983, in Phoenix, Ariz...
Edna D. Tapp (10/13/05)
Edna D. Tapp, 79, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 28, 2005, in Memphis, Tenn. She was a long-time resident of Hardy and Cheokee Village. Survivors are four children, Ronald Gargus of Cherokee Village, Joseph Gargus of Placerville, Calif., Bonita Estes of Normandy Tenn., and Kay Kinscea of Memphis; four stepchildren, Gail Martin, Irene Tapp, Fred Tapp all of Memphis and Mark Tapp of Hardy; two sisters, Kathy Magann and Lois Reynolds; 13 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and friends...
Donald Cushing (10/13/05)
Donald Cushing, 66, of Ozark Acres, died at his home Oct. 7, 2005. He was born Feb. 10, 1939, in Haverhill, Mass., the son of the late Wendal and Edith Wellner Cushing. He was a crane operator in construction and a veteran with the U.S. Navy. Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Williams of Sheridan, Ark.; four brothers, Jeffrey Cushing of Manassas, Va., George Cushing of Lorton, Va., Bud Cushing of Sheridan, Ark., and Steve Cushing of Michigan; one sister, Joan McClintock of Sheridan; one granddaughter, Chelsea Huggler of Sheridan; and a grandson, Cameron Cushing Williams of Sheridan.. ...
Agnes Mooney (10/13/05)
Agnes Mooney, 94, of Johnston City, formerly of Agnos, Ark., who lived 75 years in Fulton County, died Sept. 11, 2005 at home. She was born July 23, 1911, in Saddle, daughter of Jessie and Etta Pulley McHenry. She married Hubert Mooney Nov. 18, 1928 in Saddle He preceded her in death March 29, 1986. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ of Herrin. She loved flowers, gardening and quilting...
Mildred Billingsley (10/13/05)
Mildred Campbell Billings-ley, 89, daughter of the late George W. Campbell and Cora Beaver Campell, was born Nov. 6, 1915, in Violet Hill, Ark. She died Oct. 3, 2005, in Melbouorne. She was united in marriage to Ewell "Cotton" Billingsley on Jan. 9, 1931, in Violet Hill. ...
Maxine Luella Christensen (10/13/05)
Maxine Luella Christensen, 84, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Oct. 9, 2005, at the Cedar Falls Lutheran Home in Cedar Falls. She was born on Sept. 30, 1921, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of the late Perry and Luella Mae Cowles. She was united in marriage on Sept. 4 1949, to Paul G. Christensen in Waterloo. He passed away in 1984...
Margie Evelyn Anderson (10/13/05)
Margie Evelyn Anderson, 83, of Gladstone, Mo., died Oct. 1, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 22, 1921 in Myrtle, Mo. the daughter of Ed and Maggie Storms. Survivors include her daughter, Betty Cornwell; and her beloved son-in-law, Dale of Gladstone, Mo.; her granddaughters, Michele Cornwell and Brett Russell of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Vonda and James Moore of Glastone, and Tiffany and David Cox of Kansas City, Mo.; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and two sisters, Nora Hollis and husband, Royce of Thayer, Mo., and Hughie Davis of Independence, Mo.. ...
Vick Ellison (10/13/05)
Vick Ellison, 89, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., son of the late Clarence and Florence Phillips Ellison was born April 15, 1916, in Fulton County, Ark. He died Oct. 7, 2005 at Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Thelma Rose Wilkening. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and a life-long farmer...
Nina Sue Wood (10/13/05)
Nina Sue Wood, 83, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., formerly of Salesville, died Sept. 21. 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. She was born Aug. 19, 1922 in Berry to Elmer and Gussie Arnold Berry. She married Howard Wood June 19, 1938, in Norfork. They owned and operated B&W Grocery Store in Norfork...
Mildred Thompson Cate (10/13/05)
Mildred Thompson Cate, 82, of Huntsville, formerly of Hardy, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer Thompson and Iona Armstrong Thompson, was born June 24, 1923, in Hardy. She died Oct. 3, 2005 at Meadow View Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ark. She was married to Francis Marion Cate in 1946. To this union three children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church...
Brown, Vincent to exchange vows (10/13/05)
Jeff and Linda Vincent announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Vincent, to Joe Brown. The bride to be is the granddaughter of Charles and Darlene Vincent of Mountain Home and Hasseltine Goetting of Mammoth Spring. Brown is the son of Connie Brown of Thayer...
Javorsky, Pierce to unite in marriage (10/13/05)
Joe and Dawnisa York of Sturkie, and Jesse and Denise Pierce of Salem announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Nichcole, to Jonathan Edward Javorsky, son of Ed Javorsky and Debbie Javorsky both of Siloam Springs, Ark...
Javorsky, Pierce to unite in marriage (10/13/05)
Joe and Dawnisa York of Sturkie, and Jesse and Denise Pierce of Salem announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Nichcole, to Jonathan Edward Javorsky, son of Ed Javorsky and Debbie Javorsky both of Siloam Springs, Ark...
Brown, Vincent to exchange vows (10/13/05)
Jeff and Linda Vincent announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Vincent, to Joe Brown. The bride to be is the granddaughter of Charles and Darlene Vincent of Mountain Home and Hasseltine Goetting of Mammoth Spring. Brown is the son of Connie Brown of Thayer...
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/13/05)
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recently issued an edict to colleges that they were banned from the use of "hostile or abusive" American Indian nicknames, mascots and logos for their sports teams beginning in 2006. Schools that fail to comply will be ineligible to participate in bowl games...
Boldly Going Nowhere (10/13/05)
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recently issued an edict to colleges that they were banned from the use of "hostile or abusive" American Indian nicknames, mascots and logos for their sports teams beginning in 2006. Schools that fail to comply will be ineligible to participate in bowl games...